Community Involvement in Ocean Policy : Coastcare and the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in Australia <Articles>Community Involvement in Ocean Policy : Coastcare and the Establishment of Marine Protected Areas in Australia

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Author(s)

    • Stocker Laura STOCKER Laura
    • Institute for Science and Tecnology Policy, Murdoch University Institute for Science and Technology Policy, Murdoch University
    • Moore Susan MOORE Susan
    • Lecture, Division of Science and Engineering, School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University Division of Science and Engineering, School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University

Abstract

In the last decade, Australia's marine and coastal policy-makers have sought to involve both the broad community and specific stakeholders in the development of policy for the marine and coastal environments, and in the stewardship of these environments. Such community involvement can lead to capacity-building within agencies, stakeholder groups and the community at large. In this paper we review the recent history of marine and coastal policies in Australia and, using specific examples, show that five elements of capacity-building, namely integrative place-making, collaborative policy-making, inclusive stakeholder involvement, and building relational resources, have emerged to some extent in Australian coastal and marine policies of the 1990s. We suggest that opportunities exist for developing these elements further, and that the process of collaborative learning is one way to help achieve this.

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110000486140
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10525697
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • Journal Type
    大学紀要
  • ISSN
    1341996X
  • NDL Article ID
    4848711
  • NDL Source Classification
    ZV1(一般学術誌--一般学術誌・大学紀要)
  • NDL Call No.
    Z22-B190
  • Data Source
    NDL  NII-ELS 
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